More than a century after his death, Verdi remains a robust presence in the Italian town of Busseto and the areas nearby. AUGUST VENTURA takes a walk in the master's footsteps.
Verdi's birthplace at Le Roncole
© The Art Archive/Alamy 2011
In Italy's Po Valley, not far from Parma, lies a rather picturesque area known as la Bassa, the lowland, often overlooked but essential for having given to Italian opera its social conscience and its ...
In order to view this article, you must be a subscriber. If you already have an account, please enter your username and password.
If you are not already a subscriber, please Subscribe.